IBF: Peterson Can Keep Junior Welterweight Belt

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IBF: Peterson Can Keep Junior Welterweight Belt
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Lamont Peterson, who admitted to being implanted with the banned substance synthetic testosterone, will be allowed to keep his IBF junior welterweight title, the New Jersey-based sanctioning body announced Friday. Peterson, of Washington, D.C., won the IBF and WBA belts in his hometown via controversial split decision from Amir Khan on Dec. 10.

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